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CLIP 9440

Poetry Pie - four animated poems

Poetry Pie - four animated poems

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Key Info
  • Poetry Pie - four animated poems
  • Duration: 03:34
  • 'Poetry Pie' vividly brings to life poems of well-known contemporary poets with an animated cast of creatures who act, dance and sing the words. Charlie the Alien, Amber the Hermit Crab, Mischa the Hamster, Evie the Cow and Findlay the Dragon read the funny and charming poems - all of which are chosen to reflect the lives of children watching at home. This 'Poetry Pie' clip is published as part of the CBeebies website. For more clips and resources from the programme go to Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Poetry: Animated for younger children

  • Keywords: foundation, rhyme, rhythm, weather, dogs, size, large, small, senses, poetry pie
Ideas for use in class
  • The promotion of speaking and listening and a love of language with ample opportunities to sustain attentive listening through the encouragement of listening with enjoyment. It will also encourage exploration and experimentation with sound, words and text.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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